Salah’s historic Old Trafford hat-trick

Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah became the first away player to net a Premier League hat-trick at Old Trafford as he starred in a 5-0 humiliation of Manchester United. The 29-year-old Egyptian... Read more »

Messi muted as 10-man PSG draw with Marseille

Lionel Messi was kept quiet as 10-man Paris Saint-Germain settled for a 0-0 draw with bitter rivals Marseille in a heated atmosphere in Ligue 1 on Sunday. The meeting of French football’s... Read more »

Classic French rivalry has Argentine accent

The experience of a football match in Argentina is almost unmatched for the raw passion of the crowd, the spectacle in the stands often more eye-catching than events on the pitch. Yet... Read more »

Saint-Etienne match delayed after fans bombard and invade pitch

The kick off in the Ligue 1 match between Saint Etienne and visiting Angers was delayed for an hour by protests from home fans angry at their team’s dire form. The latest... Read more »

PSG and Messi face grudge match in Marseille

Lionel Messi gets his first taste of French football’s biggest rivalry this weekend as Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain travel to face Marseille on Sunday. A few hours after Messi’s old side... Read more »

Valbuena felt ‘in danger’ over sex tape, Benzema trial hears

Former France international Mathieu Valbuena told a court Wednesday he “felt in danger” after being targeted in a blackmail attempt involving a sex tape over which his former teammate, Real Madrid striker... Read more »

Karim Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. VERSAILLES, France (AP) Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema wasn’t present Wednesday for the opening of... Read more »

Man on trial over footballer Sala’s plane death motivated by money: prosecutor

A 67-year-old man was on Tuesday accused in a British court of being motivated by money for arranging a flight that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala without the proper licences. David Henderson... Read more »

Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema goes on trial in France on Wednesday accused of complicity in the attempted blackmail of former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena in a case known as the “sextape... Read more »

Guendouzi inspires Marseille to win over Lorient

Matteo Guendouzi scored once and created two more goals as Marseille came from behind to defeat Lorient 4-1 on Sunday and earn their first Ligue 1 victory in four matches. Marseille supporters... Read more »